Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2012, Article ID 214760, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/214760
Case Report

Detection of Postcoronary Stent Complication: Utility of 64-Slice Multidetector CT

1Derpartment of Radiology, LTM General Hospital, Mumbai 400022, India
2Derpartment of Radiology, Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai 400051, India

Received 29 April 2012; Accepted 20 June 2012

Academic Editors: A. J. Mansur, A. Movahed, G. Pontone, and M. Srichai-Parsia

Copyright © 2012 Alpa Bharati et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. H. B. Lim, G. Hur, S. Y. Kim et al., “Coronary stent fracture: detection with 64-section multidetector CT angiography in patients and in vitro,” Radiology, vol. 249, no. 3, pp. 810–819, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. N. Makaryus, L. Lefkowitz, and A. D. K. Lee, “Coronary artery stent fracture,” International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 305–309, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. Aoki, G. Nakazawa, K. Tanabe et al., “Incidence and clinical impact of coronary stent fracture after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation,” Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 380–386, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. S. Lee, D. Jurewitz, J. Aragon, J. Forrester, R. R. Makkar, and S. Kar, “Stent fracture associated with drug-eluting stents: clinical characteristics and implications,” Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 387–394, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. H. Lee, J. S. Park, D. G. Shin et al., “Frequency of stent fracture as a cause of coronary restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation,” American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 627–630, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. Ehara, J. F. Surmely, M. Kawai et al., “Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography for detecting angiographically significant coronary artery stenosis in an unselected consecutive patient population: comparison with conventional invasive angiography,” Circulation Journal, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 564–571, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. K. Nikolaou, A. Knez, C. Rist et al., “Accuracy of 64-MDCT in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease,” American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 187, no. 1, pp. 111–117, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. H. Vaknin-Assa, A. Assali, S. Fuchs, and R. Kornowski, “An unusual cluster of complications following drug-eluted stenting: stent fracture, peri-stent aneurysm and late thrombosis,” Israel Medical Association Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 331–332, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. Choe, G. Hur, J. H. Doh et al., “A case of very late stent thrombosis facilitated by drug eluting stent fracture: comparative images before and after stent fracture detected by 64-multidetector computed tomography,” International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 133, no. 3, pp. e125–e128, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. G. Nakazawa, A. V. Finn, M. Vorpahl et al., “Incidence and predictors of drug-eluting stent fracture in human coronary artery. A pathologic analysis,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 54, no. 21, pp. 1924–1931, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. H. Singh, C. Singh, N. Aggarwal, J. S. Dugal, A. Kumar, and M. Luthra, “Mycotic aneurysm of left anterior descending artery after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: a case report,” Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 282–285, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. V. Trehan, A. Nigam, and N. Bhamri, “Stent fracture: a biomaterial scientist's responsibility or an interventionist's onus?” Indian Heart Journal, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 5–8, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. S. Yagi, T. Kimura, I. Hayashi, and T. Nishiuchi, “Acute coronary syndrome due to hinge movement of a bare-metal stent,” International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 123, no. 3, pp. e64–e66, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. A. Farb, D. K. Weber, F. D. Kolodgie, A. P. Burke, and R. Virmani, “Morphological predictors of restenosis after coronary stenting in humans,” Circulation, vol. 105, no. 25, pp. 2974–2980, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. P. A. Lemos, F. Saia, J. M. R. Ligthart et al., “Coronary restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: morphological description and mechanistic analysis from a consecutive series of cases,” Circulation, vol. 108, no. 3, pp. 257–260, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. A. Harish, J. Ezhilan, U. M. Pandurangi, K. Latchumanadhas, and S. Mullasari Ajit, “Delayed stent fracture and aneurysm formation after sirolimus eluting stent,” Indian Heart Journal, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 86–88, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. H. S. Hecht, S. Polena, V. Jelnin et al., “Stent gap by 64-detector computed tomographic angiography. Relationship to in-stent restenosis, fracture, and overlap failure,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 54, no. 21, pp. 1949–1959, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. H. Choi, B. Song, B. G. Song et al., “Catastrophic coronary stent fracture and coronary perforation presenting as cardiogenic shock: a rare but fatal late complication of stenting,” Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. e7–e8, 2008. View at Google Scholar